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7/16/19

The advancement, made possible by tiny photonic implants, could lead to new treatments for cancer, mental disorders.

6/25/19
B. Rita Alevriadou, a renowned scholar in the field of cardiovascular bioengineering, has joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering as a SUNY Empire Innovation Professor.
6/21/19
Anne-Fleur Andrle (MS Biomedical engineering ’13) had a problem: for years, she traveled extensively for her job as a medical applications engineer in medical imaging, finding herself with a well-stamped passport but little to show for it besides jet lag and a thorough reading of her hotel’s room service menu.
6/12/19
An article on MDLinx reports on research by Jonathan Lovell, associate professor of biomedical engineering, that showed that roasted barley performs as well as a convention contrast agent and may aid with photoacoustic computed tomography of the swallowing and gut processes, a finding that could lead to improved diagnosis of gastrointestinal tract and swallowing disorders.
6/4/19
An article in Business First about health insurers who are requiring proof that new treatments work before they will agree to cover them looks at research being conducted at UB to develop a process to make a 3D print model of the human heart and brain to allow surgeons to test new devices, strategies or treatments for individual patients and interviews Ciprian Ionita, professor of biomedical engineering and neurosurgery.
5/22/19

Professor Ying is a recognized leader in the field of MRI imaging and her appointment to this prestigious position reflects the wide respect with which she is held by her peers. 

5/20/19

Kwang Oh is one of three UB faculty members to be named a recipient of the 2019 President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring, UB’s highest honor given for undergraduate mentoring.

5/9/19

A UB pediatrician has developed an incubator matrress that will provide the most fragile premature infants with the benefits of direct bodily contact with their parents.